The most important question you’ll ever ask at your next job interview: How much money do I make?
And if you’re the kind of person who can afford to work hard, then you might want to rethink your career path.
If you’re a professor, then that’s the most important answer you’ll get in this column.
The job market for faculty is at its zenith.
There are currently over 4,500 faculty members working at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and with the current inflation rate of 6 percent, that number will grow even faster over the next few years.
And the job market is getting hotter, too.
That’s because, in addition to hiring more faculty members, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics recently reported that the median salary for faculty was $89,846 in 2018, up from $85,847 in 2018.
That means that the typical faculty member now makes about $100,000 annually.
If that’s you, and you can afford it, then there’s no need to go into grad school or apply to other positions.
The salary isn’t going to jump anytime soon, but there’s a way to get an education without a bachelor’s degree.
And if that means you have to look for a job that’s paying less than the $100k you earn, then here are some tips on how to make the transition.
Find out what the average salary is in your area.
The Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) recently published its 2017-2018 salary data, which includes salary for the U-6/U-8 range, the “other” range that includes full-time faculty and non-faculty workers, and the graduate and professional staff ranges.
The BEA does not track the wages of faculty members in any of those categories.
It only counts the median of salary for full-timers.
Find a job with a lower hourly wage.
You’re probably wondering what you can expect if you want to work in academia, but how do you determine how much you’re making?
There are a number of factors that can affect your wage.
For example, if you get promoted, you might get a raise or an increase in the salary.
If your department chair is your boss, you’ll probably be paid more than a typical tenure-track faculty member.
You can also be more likely to get more raises if your department has a higher level of prestige or a larger faculty network.
In addition, if your research project is getting funded or published, you may get more favorable conditions that you wouldn’t have otherwise.
And finally, you can also get more work experience in your field of expertise, so you can get a better job offer and get the job you want.
For faculty, it’s also worth noting that some positions are only open to those with a Ph.
D. or equivalent, which makes it harder to find a job without one.
So be careful when looking at the salary data.
The good news is that the U,S.
Department of Education (DOE) does track faculty salaries and awards them to all graduate and nongraduate programs and programs of study.
The problem is that it doesn’t keep track of the wages paid to adjuncts, teaching assistants, and other workers.
And those workers aren’t included in the total salary of full- or part-time professors.
Make a plan for when you get paid.
If the new salary you’re offered isn’t significantly more than what you make as a full-timer, then consider whether it’s worth the wait.
Some of the options are to work a reduced-hour job and take a position in your home city, or to make a career change and move to a city where you’ll have the opportunity to make more money.
You could also consider taking a paid leave to get your feet wet.
If there’s not a lot of job opportunities in your specialty area, you could also apply for other positions that pay a lower wage.
Some career paths require a bachelor of science degree.
That doesn’t necessarily mean you’ll make less money, but it does mean you might be able to make money sooner than someone with a higher degree who’s working in a specialty area.
And you may be able take a job in a position that pays less if you have a master’s degree, as well.
And while you should never work part- or full-year, it may be worth the risk.
If this is your first job as a professor and you’re looking to make less, consider how much it’ll cost.
Keep track of your salary.
It may seem like a lot, but you’re paying for your own future.
If, for example, you’re earning $60,000 a year in salary, you have about $10,000 left over for retirement.
That amount is still going to be enough to live comfortably.
If so, you don’t need to worry about going into